Palo Alto isn’t that far from Berkeley. Not as the crow flies altho at times it seems like another world altogether. When George had to make a trip for a board meeting it seemed like the perfect time to go see Alison.
We knit, chatted. We watched birds and squirrels in her back yard as well as discussed the complicated world of fruit trees. With the various micro climates here in the Bay Area there can be a lot of choices. Our Meyer Lemon decided it wasn’t happy this year – perhaps not enough fertilizer or iron. Maybe too much water. In any case, I don’t have lemons.
Alison solved this for me –
The traffic was horrible on the way home taking well over 2 hours to negotiate the roads and traffic. The interior of the car was scented with lemons….